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Old-time punishments

Author: William Andrews
Publisher: New York : Dorset Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the peculiar and particular punishments known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, stocks, whipping post, the drunkard's cloak, hanging in chains, and the more terrifying and unsavory punishments such as death by pressing, being hung then drawn and quartered, and death by boiling.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Andrews
ISBN: 0880297034 9780880297035
OCLC Number: 25125773
Notes: Facsimile reprint of Hull : W. Andrews, 1890.
Description: x, 251 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The ducking-stool --
The brank, or scold's bridle --
The pillory --
Punishing authors and burning books --
Finger pillory.
Responsibility: by William Andrews.

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A history of the peculiar and particular punishments known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, stocks, whipping post, the drunkard's cloak, hanging in chains, and the more terrifying and unsavory punishments such as death by pressing, being hung then drawn and quartered, and death by boiling.

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